Investment Strategies

Atalaya's investment strategies often target credit-oriented investments in markets not well served by traditional lenders or the broader capital markets. Atalaya has developed a multi-channel network of operating and servicing partners that allows us to source investment opportunities and dependably execute across an ever-changing investment landscape. Our flexibility and responsiveness as a capital partner has resulted in many repeat counterparty relationships included in the more than 500 investments we have made since our inception in 2006.

Investment Strategies

Atalaya's investment strategies often target credit-oriented investments in markets not well served by traditional lenders or the broader capital markets. Atalaya has developed a multi-channel network of operating and servicing partners that allows us to source investment opportunities and dependably execute across an ever-changing investment landscape. Our flexibility and responsiveness as a capital partner has resulted in many repeat counterparty relationships included in the more than 500 investments we have made since our inception in 2006.

Specialty Finance

Atalaya’s specialty finance effort includes senior lending, asset purchases, and junior capital investments across all major sectors. Examples include:

  • Consumer Loans and Leases
  • Commercial and Small Business Finance
  • Consumer and Small Business ABS
  • Litigation Finance
  • Residential Finance
  • Aviation Leasing

Real Estate

Atalaya invests in all major commercial and residential property types across the following strategies:

  • Loan Purchases from Banks
  • Bridge, Transitional & Construction Lending
  • Opportunistic Asset Purchases
  • Co-GP and LP Equity
  • Niche RMBS and CMBS

Corporate

Atalaya invests in all major industries, including software, healthcare, and financial services. Examples include:

  • Structured Capital Solutions
  • Opportunistic Asset Purchases
  • Mission Critical Equipment Leasing
  • Leveraged Loan Purchases
  • Fund/NAV-Based Lending
  • Special Purpose Acquisition Company Financings

Transaction Examples


Programmatic purchase agreement for unsecured consumer whole loans
Construction loan and preferred equity to finance the development of a new 250-room luxury hotel in Manhattan
Sale-leaseback of mission critical software to one of the largest residential mortgage origination companies in the U.S.
Senior secured, first lien revolving credit facility for a specialty finance company that originates secured consumer loans in Canada
Purchase of a portfolio of performing and non-performing loans from a regional bank
Secured, second lien term loan to a recurring revenue software business owned by a private equity sponsor
Structured junior capital investment to a consumer finance company that issues non-prime credit cards
Joint venture acquisition of a 1,100-acre master planned, mixed-use community in Colorado
Purchase of a “charged off” pool of residential second mortgages from the monoline insurer that had wrapped a legacy securitization containing the loans
Senior secured, first lien revolving credit facility to a UK-based business financing company that originates merchant cash advances and merchant cash loans
Acquisition of a leading manufacturer of storage products that was “orphaned” as a non-core business of its parent company
Purchase of a portfolio of residential mortgage loans and REO in
Puerto Rico
The transaction examples shown above are for illustrative and indicative purposes only, have been selected at Atalaya's sole discretion, and are intended to serve solely as a non-exhaustive set of examples of the types of investments that have historically been made by Atalaya managed funds. There can be no guarantee or assurance that such investments will be profitable or will avoid losses (which may be substantial), or that Atalaya will be able to source and/or execute investments with the same (or even similar) characteristics in the future. Past performance is neither indicative nor a guarantee of future performance.